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BOE Discusses Full In-Person Return, Spring Sports

BOE Discusses Full In-Person Return, Spring Sports

Rylie Walker, Reporter February 24, 2021

Tuesday, February 23, 2021, there was a regular Board of Education meeting discussing the probability of returning back to school 5 day a week. Many board members expressed contrasting opinions on our...

New Partnership Allows Chem Club to Continue Virtually

New Partnership Allows Chem Club to Continue Virtually

Christopher Otis, Correspondent February 11, 2021

The chemistry club, which is usually a very hands-on club, has gone fully virtual for this school year. But don’t worry - chemistry teacher Donna Kaiser, the advisor for the club and also a current nominee...

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Caroline Simmons to Run for Mayor of Stamford

Jeremy Young, Correspondent February 10, 2021

Connecticut State Representative Caroline Simmons has announced that she will run for mayor of Stamford in the upcoming election.  “I am honored and excited to announce that I have filed my papers...

Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona's LinkedIn profile picture

Little Consensus in Washington on New Education Secretary

With former Connecticut Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona's focus on low-income K-12 students comes a lack of higher ed experience
Alba Alizoti, Correspondent February 10, 2021

As the Biden Administration settles into the White House and embarks on its first 100 days, one of the first orders of business is the confirmation and swearing-in of Biden’s cabinet picks. One of these...

Senior Internships Still On Despite Pandemic

Senior Internships Still On Despite Pandemic

Karina Grabine, Correspondent February 9, 2021

High school seniors this year have undoubtedly not had the year that they had always hoped for. Many activities that they looked forward to have been canceled as they are not covid safe, but senior internships...

Some students are upset about the disproportionate scheduling during PSAT week.

Students Unhappy with PSAT Week Schedule

Iakovo Laveris, Staff Writer January 27, 2021

This Monday January 25, it became clear that some students and staff of Stamford High School were in agreement over the unusual scheduling this week. Due to the PSAT exams, the blue group of students (students...

College Board Cancels SAT Optional Essay and Subject Tests

College Board Cancels SAT Optional Essay and Subject Tests

Cathleen Perdomo, Correspondent January 21, 2021

During this unpredictable year, the stress put on high school students has been minimized. Students have experienced many changes such as hybrid and remote learning, an attempt to reduce the spread of...

Two Screens for Teachers is an organization that awards teachers with an extra computer monitor to be used during remote learning. A sample teacher setup is pictured here.

Stamford High Teachers Awarded Extra Computer Monitors

Kaitlyn Pepa, Correspondent December 21, 2020

The non-profit organization “Two Screens for Teachers” recently awarded an additional computer monitor to a number of Stamford High teachers for use in their classrooms. These Stamford High teachers...

Science teacher William Halmeck advises the Science NAtional Honors Society, which will host a genetics seminar this Thursday December 17.

Genetics Seminar Postponed Until February

Symeria Fallons-Pryor, Correspondent December 15, 2020

A mini science seminar hosted by the Science National Honors Society will be postponed unitl February due to the recent announcement by the district that Thursday would be an early reloease day.  The...

Dougherty with Neil deGrasse Tyson at Manhattanville College in Purchase, N.Y.

Stamford Science Teacher Named ‘2020 Woman of Innovation’

Hannah Schager, Correspondent December 9, 2020

Stamford High School science teacher Susan Doughtery has been honored with the 2020 Women of Innovation Award in the Secondary Academic Innovation and Leadership division by the Connecticut Technology...

Board Conflicted Over Coronavirus Response

Board Conflicted Over Coronavirus Response

Rylie Walker, Reporter December 6, 2020

On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, there was a Special Board of Education meeting regarding the newly elected Board of Education members and an update on the Covid-19 situation across all Stamford Public Schools,...

The Stamford Public Schools website has a COVID-19 Dashboard that tracks the number of positive cases in the school district.

AITE Student Creates Petition to Close Down Schools

Sofia Sarak, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2020

On November 30, 2020, a petition titled “Switch Stamford Schools to Remote Learning” began circulating on social media. The petition, created by an anonymous student from the Academy of...

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